EU climate action funds call

3rd July 2014


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Mayur Vasu Raghavendra

The European commission has issued a call for proposals to receive funding under a new programme for projects dedicated to climate action.

The LIFE climate action sub-programme will provide €44.26 million until the end of the year to develop and implement innovative ways to respond to the climate change challenge across Europe. Interested organisations are encouraged to prepare now by developing their project ideas, forming partnerships with stakeholders and identifying complementary financial support.

The commission says transnational projects are particularly welcome because cross-border cooperation is essential to guarantee EU climate objectives. The LIFE Regulation was published on 20 December 2013 and will make €3.4 billion available for environment projects up to 2020. The funding available now for climate action is part of the €449.2 million being allocated to such projects under LIFE between 2014 and 2017.


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